SIU Today - July 05, 2018

From the Chancellor

Making a difference in Southern Illinois

When faculty research leads to community impact, everyone benefits. Two grants provide strong examples of how research supported by external funding helps us fulfill our mission.

University, Springfield police partner on project to reduce gun violence 

A three-year grant is allowing Tammy Kochel, Criminology and Criminal Justice, to work with the Springfield Police Department on a “focused deterrence” program.

Mamma Mia! will have you singing and dancing in the aisles 

How can you resist the ultimate feel-good musical? Enjoy an unforgettable trip down the wedding aisle as McLeod Summer Playhouse presents “Mamma Mia!” starting Friday.

Summer camps and conferences bring thousands of youths to campus

Thousands of young people from all over the country are visiting campus and Touch of Nature Environmental Center this summer to participate in dozens of academic, athletic, music, artistic and outdoor experiential camps.

Veteran Adventures sponsoring shooting clays trip for past and present military members 

A free clay target shooting event July 21 is being offered to all current military members, courtesy of Veteran Adventures, a program of Touch of Nature Environmental Center.

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